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Sewer Backup in Southwest Ranches?

8/30/2021 (Permalink)

A toilet is shown in a bathroom. We have the specialized training to safely mitigate contaminated water in Broward County.

Southwest Ranches Residents Need to Know

Do you know that sewer water is categorized as “category 3 black water?” Blackwater contamination is grossly unsanitary and may contain dangerous viruses and bacteria, and should always be mitigated by trained professionals. SERVPRO® of Pembroke Pines/West Miramar has the training, protective gear, and specialized equipment to mitigate this type of water damage safely and efficiently.

Category 1: "Clean Water"

This is water from a clean source, such as a broken clean water supply line or faucet.

  • If left untreated can degrade into category 2 or 3

Category 2: "Gray Water"

This water has a significant level of contamination that could cause discomfort or illness if ingested. Sources for category 2 water may include washing machine overflow: toilet overflow with some urine, but no feces or dishwasher overflow.

  • It May contain bacteria and viruses
  • Can quickly degrade into category 3 if left untreated

Category 3: "Black Water"

This water is grossly unsanitary and could cause severe illness or death if ingested, and any contact should be avoided.

  • May contain untreated sewage, harsh chemicals, and microbes
  • Water from flooding rivers or sewer backup

Call Us Today!

When your home or business has a sewer backup or toilet overflow emergency, SERVPRO® of Pembroke Pines/West Miramar is Here to Help. ® Call us today at 954-998-0600. We’ll restore your sewer water damage in Southwest Ranches, “Like it never even happened.”

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